Call Us At (646) 780-8278
All Days 9:00 to 5:00
116 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011
Lissa with Mind Body 7
Lissa Edmond

Verified by Therapy For Black Men
Primary Location
200 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, New York
United States

Accepting new clients?: Yes
Remote therapy available?: Yes
Can prescribe medication?: Yes

Office Hours: Sunday & Monday afternoon/evenings, Tuesday afternoons, and Wednesday mornings

Last school: Hunter College, Masters of Science in Nursing ~ Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, 2015
License(s): 401979 -New York
Years in practice: 5

Cost per session: $225 to $275
Sliding scale pricing offered?: No
Free initial phone consultation?: Yes
Free initial face to face consultation?: No
Payment methods accepted:
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Insurance Note: We accept out of network benefits presently and are working towards accepting insurance in the future.

Malpractice Carrier: Allied World Expires (MM/YY): 01/22

  • Individuals
  • Family

Age specialty:
  • Adolescents and Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Faith Orientation: I offer special insight to clients of the Buddhist faith.

Communities I am allied with or for which I have experience supporting clients:
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • NBA
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied

I offer special insights for client's of the following ethnicity:
  • Black

Languages spoken:
  • English

Lissa (they, them) is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) as well as a certified yoga, qigong, and mindfulness teacher. Lissa provides mental health services to those who are age 15 and older.

Lissa provides individual and family psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and integrative and holistic care. Lissa works collaboratively with each client to find a supportive approach, and may incorporate the following into sessions: Indigenous focusing-oriented therapy (IFOT), cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR, compassion-focused therapy, trauma-responsive care, strength-based and person-centered approaches, medication management (utilizing the lowest medication dose possible), mindfulness meditation including Buddhist meditation, mindfulness movement, somatic-based interventions, functional medicine, and nutrition and lifestyle recommendations. Lissa specializes in anxiety, depression, mood, shame, grief, difficulties with life transitions, and trauma including complex, race-based and intergenerational trauma.

Developing a positive therapeutic relationship with clients is very important. It is Lissa’s goal to provide a non-judgmental, compassionate approach that allows clients to feel safe. Lissa provides inclusive, culturally responsive, and social-justice oriented therapeutic approaches. All are welcome including those who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), queer, trans, gender queer, gender non-conforming, and non-binary. Those with visible and invisible disabilities are welcome. Those who are empaths, artists, and highly sensitive are welcome. Come as you are.

  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Medication Management
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
Other issues:
  • Shame
  • Race- and Oppression-based Trauma
  • Intergenerational Trauma
Treatment orientation:
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • EMDR
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Indigenous Focusing-Oriented Therapy (IFOT)
  • Mindful Movement (Yoga, Qigong)

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